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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 209

    A fine famille verte saucer dish

    KANGXI

    Price Realised  

    A fine famille verte saucer dish
    Kangxi
    Depicting a scene with three warriors from the well-known 16th Century novel Shuihuzhuan (The Water Margin) by Shi Naian, two inscriptions identifying Sun Li on the left and Song Qing opposite beside a third figure
    20.6 cm. diam.


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    For similar examples, see Cheung Ying Lay, Kangxi Porcelain Wares from the Shanghai Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1998, p. 205, fig. 132; The Burlington Magazine, Some further objects from William Beckford's collection in the Victoria & Albert Museum, June 2001, p. 369, ill. 62; M. Beurdeley & G. Raindre, Qing Porcelain - famille verte, rose 1644 - 1912 New York, 1986, p. 56-57, ill. 60; and S.G. Valenstijn, A handbook of Chinese Ceramics, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1989, p. 232, ill. 226.

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